Volunteers Needed for Arc Programs

The Arc of Greater Williamsburg is in need of volunteers for various programs held weekly. To volunteer for any of these programs, please contact Betty Faye, Email, or call 229-3535.

Tuesday, 27 February7-9 PM, Fitness Team “Yoga w/Anita:  JCC Recreation Center, Meeting Rooms A & B, 5301 Longhill Road, Williamsburg.  5-7 volunteers are needed to lay out/store mats, assist during class, distribute snack, etc.  Please meet Bette Faye at 6:30 PM in far left one-story wing of Rec Center.  Come dressed to participate in the Yoga class.


THURSDAY, 1 March7-9:00 PM, Arts & Crafts, “Frosty Fun!!”  Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 215 Richmond Road, Williamsburg.  W&M Fraternity & Sorority Life is providing volunteer support.  Just a couple “seasoned volunteers” are needed to assist participants complete seasonal take-home projects.  Volunteers please meet Bette Faye at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall, Level 1A.  Please park in lot behind the church, off Prince George Street.  Enter double-doors from parking lot, up steps, to right, down hall across from kitchen.


TUESDAY, 6 March,  7:00-8:15 PM (early departure),  Fitness Team “Jazzercise:”  Williamsburg Fitness Center, 455 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg.  Our friends at Williamsburg Fitness Center have invited us to return for another high-energy, super-fun Jazzercise class, which is guaranteed to be a great workout!!  4-5 volunteers needed,  Come dressed to participate in the class.  Volunteers please meet Bette Faye at 6:45 in front of the Fitness Center.

THURSDAY,  8 March,  7-9:00 PM,  Lifelong Learning,  “The Arc Board of Directors’ Panel:”  Freedom Park, 5537 Centerville Road, Williamsburg.  7 volunteers are needed to assist with the class.   Pam McGregor, our Executive Director, and will share lots of exciting information about The Arc and Members of The Arc’s Board of Directors will explain their backgrounds and roles as Board members.  Volunteers please meet Sandy at6:30 PM at the Freedom Park building.

MONDAY, 12 March, 7:00 PM, Caregiver Support Group Meeting (for Arc families and caregivers):  JCC Recreation Center, Community Room D, 5301 Longhill Road, Williamsburg.  A separate email will be sent to families w/more details about this meeting.

THURSDAY,  15 March,  7-9:00 PM,  Arts & Culture, “Irish Folk Jam:”  JCC Recreation Center, Meeting Rooms A&B, 5301 Longhill Road.  Our friends and partners from the Watermen’s Museum are returning to Williamsburg for a rollicking fun evening of Irish music, dancing, and fun!!  volunteers are needed to assist with arrival/departure, craft project, snack & water, and musical fun.  Volunteers please meet Sandy at 6:30 PMat the Rec Center.  Come help us celebrate Irish culture and WEAR GREEN!!  

TUESDAY,  20 March,  7-9:00 PM,  Fitness Team Session,  “Fit-Abilities w/Terri:”  William A. Doig Health Club & Spa, 3000 The Mall, Williamsburg Landing, off Lake Powell Road, Williamsburg.  On the first day of spring (yay!!), this class will be all about our super-star clients’ ABILITIES — come help us showcase all the wonderful things our clients CAN DO!!  5-7 volunteers needed to help w/set-up and breakdown, work out w/clients, serve water & snack.  Volunteers please meet Bette Faye at 6:30 PM at the side entrance to the Health Club.  Wear comfortable workout attire and close-toed tennis shoes — no flip-flops are allowed.

THURSDAY,  22 March,  7-9:00 PM,  Aktion Club Meeting:  Habitat Re-Store, 1303 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg.  Volunteer support being provided by Williamsburg Kiwanis — no additional volunteers are needed.

SATURDAY,  24 March,  1:00-4:00 PM,  “19th Annual W&M Arc Carnival!!”  Sunken Gardens, W&M Campus, Williamsburg.  This phenomenal annual event is being sponsored by W&M’s Fraternity & Sorority Life Program, held on campus, with volunteer support being provided by members of W&M’s sororities & fraternities.  7 non-student volunteers are needed to help set up, assist w/arrival & departure, serve hot dogs, and tend to needs of clients.  Please meet Bette Faye at 11:30 AM in the Sunken Gardens.  Rain Plan:  In case of inclement weather, the Carnival will be held indoors at Trinkle Hall, off North Boundary & Grigsby Streets.  Bette Faye will send out a map and additional info to volunteers closer to the event.  W&M students can volunteer to be “Buddies” or workers at the Carnival by way of Fraternity & Sorority Life sign-up procedure.  This is one of The Arc’s most popular and anxiously anticipated events — “THANK YOU,” to our dedicated, longstanding partners and friends in W&M’s Fraternity & Sorority Life!!  Think SUNSHINE!!

TUESDAY,  27 March,  7-9:00 PM,  Fitness Team Session, “Yoga w/Anita:”  JCC Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road, Meeting Rooms A&B, Williamsburg.  7 volunteers are needed to lay out mats and help clients w/postures during Yoga class.  Please meet Bette Faye at 6:30 PM in Meeting Rooms A&B, left-hand wing of building.


To volunteer for any of these activities, please email Bette Faye.  We hope to see you there! The Arc thanks you for all you do and for making such a positive difference in the lives of our most-deserving clients.

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